Subject: Re: recursive pkg_tarup?
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/27/2004 19:19:39
In message <Pine.GSO.4.61.0409280116240.26046@rfhpc8317>, Hubert Feyrer writes:
>On Mon, 27 Sep 2004, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
>> That's only going one level deep: the dependencies of the package you
>> list explicitly, at least on 1.6.1.  (Is that changed on 1.6.2, which
>> seems to be the newest version of pkg_tarup?)
>Ah, the effect of us not recording all depends any more,
>and pkg_info not displaying it either.
>At least the latter deserves a PR...
>("Sorry Steven, NetBSD is broken right now")

OK -- I have time.  'for i in *; do pkg_tarup -a $i; done'; repeat 
until the repository directory doesn't change...  (Not fun when you're 
trying to package up, say, kde, but it works...)

		--Steve Bellovin,